# Definitions for cylindricalsɪˈlɪn drɪ kəlcylin·dri·cal

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:2.0 / 1 vote

having the form of a cylinder

### WiktionaryRate this definition:1.0 / 1 vote

shaped like a cylinder

### Samuel Johnson's DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

Partaking of the nature of a cylinder; having the form of a cylinder.

Etymology: from cylinder.

Minera ferri stalactitia, when several of the cylindrick striæ are contiguous, and grow together into one sheaf, is called brushiron ore. John Woodward, Natural History, p. iv.

Obstructions must be most incident to such parts of the body where the circulation and the elastick fibres are both smallest, and those are glands, which are the extremities of arteries formed into cylindrical canals. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.

### ChatGPTRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. cylindrical

Cylindrical refers to the shape or characteristics of a cylinder, which is a three-dimensional geometric figure with two parallel, congruent bases connected by a curved surface. Each base is usually circular in shape. Common objects with a cylindrical shape include drink cans, pipes, and batteries. Additionally, in mathematics, cylindrical coordinates are used to specify points in three-dimensional space.

### Webster DictionaryRate this definition:5.0 / 1 vote

having the form of a cylinder, or of a section of its convex surface; partaking of the properties of the cylinder

2. Etymology: [Gr. kylindriko`s, from ky`lindros cylinder: cf. F. cylindrique.]

### Editors ContributionRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. cylindrical

Have the form of a cylinder.

The poster arrived in a cylindrical tube.

Submitted by MaryC on February 5, 2020

### EntomologyRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. Cylindrical

in the form of a cylinder or tube; round, elongate, of equal diameter throughout.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of cylindrical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of cylindrical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

### Examples of cylindrical in a Sentence

1. Two of them are still going to be used as flues for the massive, modern energy center that we're going to construct to power the place, the third will remain hollow with a glass roof, and the fourth will house a cylindrical glass elevator that will pop out at the top at a viewing platform.

2. Iluvien-implant is a cylindrical metallic thing that inside it has the steroid that is slowly released, we numb the patient around the eye, we make sure everything is sterile, and then we actually stick a needle in the eye. And the idea of sticking a needle in the eye sounds very scary but the results sort of bring patients back because it works.

3. The beauty of baseball is that its not foolproof. Youve got to hit a round ball with a cylindrical bat square, and then youve got to get it past people, the game is typically American. Its always somebody elses fault when they lose and usually its us.

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## Translations for cylindrical

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• إسطواني
• цилиндричен
• cilíndric
• válcový, válcovitý
• cylindrisk
• zylindrisch
• cilindra
• cilíndrico
• liereä
• cylindrique
• cilíndrico
• hengeres
• sívalningslaga
• cilindrico
• 円筒形
• валчест, цилиндричен
• cilindrisch, cilindervormig
• walcowaty, cylindryczny
• cilíndrico
• cilindric, cilindrică
• цилиндрический
• ва̏љкаст, vȁljkast, цилѝндричан, cilìndričan
• valcový, valcovitý
• cilíndričen
• cylindrisk

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